Origin of flageoletFr, diminutive of Old French flageol, flajeol, a pipe, flute from Vulgar Latin an unverified form flabeolum, a flute from Classical Latin flare, to blow: see blast
- a variety of kidney bean, cultivated for its seed
- the pale-green, immature seed, used esp. in French cooking
Origin of flageoletFr, ultimately from Classical Latin faseolus: see frijol
Origin of flageoletFrench diminutive of Old French flajol flute from Vulgar Latin flābeolum possibly alteration of Latin flābellum diminutive of flābrum gust of wind from flāre to blow ; see bhlē- in Indo-European roots.
- (music) A type of small flute.
- A type of kidney bean, common in France.
From French flageolet.